Nov 13, 2013 6:00pm PST
was the right choice. from hardwick, massachusetts, this is... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! alex: thank you, johnny. hello, ladies d gentlemen, and welcome. before we get into answers and questions, a few words about cash. players who are eliminated in these quarter-final matches this week will receive $5,000. if you lose as a semi-finalist, you pick up $10,000. and if you make it to the finals, there's a $25,000 guarantee for third place, $50,000 minimum guarantee for second, and, of course, the champion wins $100,000. something to look forward to, eli, james, and karen. good luck. here we go into the first round today. categories are as follows. i'd do well in that. each correct response will rhyme with the word teach. we'll deal with... and, finally, we ask you to... eli? the right tool for $200, please. james. what is a saw? yes. the right tool for $400, please.
Nov 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
where the students chop the wood to heat the building. from williamstown, massachusetts, let's greet... and she teaches at a green school, where the environment is part of the curriculum. from baltimore, maryland, here is... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny. thank you, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome aboard. in less than half an hour from now, we will know the names of the people who will return to our program next week as semi-finalists to compete for that $100,000 payoff one week from today. e of you coming back to play. good luck. here we go. the jeopardy! round. and here are the categories. oh, boy. alex: you identify the country for us, obviously. cathy, start. same first & last letter for $200, please. timothy. what is a millennium? good. same first & last for $400. cathy. what is cardiac? correct. same first & last letter for $600. [ beep ] and that would be a prenup -- shortened form. cathy.
Nov 18, 2013 6:00pm PST
... a high-school history teacher from williamstown, massachusetts... and a fourth-grade math teacher from richardson, texas... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny. thank you, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome to the first of our semi-final matches. the two players who do not win the game today will go home, each receiving $10,000 in cash. that's good, but not as good as the winner, because that person gets to come back in three days and play for $100,000. so, this is a big, important game. john, timothy, and katie, good luck. here comes the jeopardy! round. and now here are the categories. you'll see those two letters in each correct response. [ laughter ] alex: john, start. "oh" for $200. john. what is pharaoh? yes. "oh" for $400. answer there -- daily double. [ laughs ] [ applause ] oh, boy. alex: you know the drill. you can risk up to $1,000. i'll go for $1,000. okay. what is bohemia? yes. [ applause ] "oh" for $600.
Nov 28, 2013 6:00pm PST
hyde park, massachusetts... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! alex: thank you, johnny. ladies and gentlemen, happy thanksgiving, and thank you so much for deciding to spend this half-hour with us instead of with a football game. john, as you heard, picked up over $28,000 yesterday, doesn't have to work as a substitute teacher for the rest of this month. but if he earns more, who knows? whitney and steven, welcome aboard. let's go to work here in the jeopardy! round and see how much money you can earn with these categories. please? you know what that means. alex: john, start us. let's start with show biz stupid answers for $200, please. whitney. what is "the view"? no. john. i will also say "what is 'the view'?" [ laughter ] 'cause that was my answer. [ beep ] no, it's called "the talk."
Nov 29, 2013 6:00pm PST
newton, massachusetts... a wine-cellar rat from corvallis, oregon... and our returning champion, a writer and stay-at-home dad from asheville, north carolina... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny. thank you, ladies and gentlemen, and welcome aboard. as i wasing backstage, i was thinking how things work out on "jeopardy!" three weeks ago, we had a number of players become champions and not win too much money. in one case, less than $2,000. this week, it's been quite different. big winners like steven yesterday. can he keep it going, though, as he faces tracy and bryce? let's find out. good luck. here we go. today, these categories in the jeopardy! round. that sounds strange, doesn't it? alex: steven. let's try the nixon years for $200. steven. who are the mets? yes, the miracle mets. the nixon years, $400. steven. what is the moon? good. nixon years, $600. answer -- daily double. just like that.
Nov 20, 2013 6:00pm PST
from hardwick massachusetts... ...a high-school history teacher from saint john, new brunswick, canada... ...and a high-school social-studies teacher from anchorage, alaska... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny. and welcome, ladies and gentlemen. our two finalists -- john and becky -- are waiting in the wings, each one of them eager to find out which of these three -- mary beth, maryanne, or eli -- will join them in the two-day finals match for $100,000. so, let's not waste any time. good luck. here we go. the dollar figures are in. now the categories. each correct response will be an element that does not contain the letters u-m. mary beth, start us. seen from space for $200, please. the building seen here is the headquarters of this cabinet department. eli. what is the pentagon? no. mary beth. what is the department of defense? that's it, yes. seen from space for $400, please. seen here is this peninsula, or, as they say in spanish, península. mary beth. what is the baja peninsula? correct. seen from space for $600, please. soulik, seen approac
Nov 27, 2013 6:00pm PST
-- a substitute teacher originally from hyde park, massachusetts... a law student from boyertown, pennsylvania... and our returning champion, a social worker from st. louis, missouri... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! alex: okay, thank you, johnny. ladies and gentlemen, welcome. our champion, mike, started off slowly yesterday, but then found his game in double jeopardy! and wound up coming up with the correct response in final that took him up to close to $30,000 in winnings. shanna and john, welcome aboard. nice to have you here. pick up the signaling devices. hopefully you'll get to use them often in this first round of play with these categories. hey, there's a theme a-building. we just go away from the theme. each correct response is... alex: mike, start. 2-letter postal abbreviation for $200. john. what is me? me. m-e. [ chuckles ] postal abbreviation for $400, please. john again. what is i.d.? yeah. postal abbreviation, $600. john. uh...what is or? yes. good for you. [ laughs ] postal abbreviation, $800.